Policemen Arrest MAPOLY Student For Being In Possession Of Pregnancy Test Strips And Contraceptive Pills

A 25 year old female student of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, MAPOLY, Abeokuta, in Ogun state, was arrested on Friday around 11am, for being in possession of pregnancy test trips, and contraceptive pills.

According to Grassroots Today, the policemen “detained, harassed, and extorted” the student of her “N2,000” (two thousand naira), before letting her go.

The incident happened at the Oluwo area of the state when the student was returning to her residence at Bankole Oluwo street from a local pharmacy.

For the intervention of a Twitter user, a relative of the student, who escalated the situation online, the 25 years old female student, would have still probably remain in police custody.

In defense, the Ogun state police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said, the police officers only demanded the prescription for what they referred to as “controlled drugs”, and nothing more.

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